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Cavalier
Haughty; supercilious. Show arrogance.
Chimerical
Of the nature of a chimera; fantastic; imaginary. Unreal.
Juggernaut
Any slow and irresistible destructive force.
Maudlin
Excessively or tearfully emotional or sentimental.
Meretricious
Artificially or vulgarly attractive.
Laconic
Brief and concise in expresion.
Sybaritic
One given to pleasure and luxury. An epicure.
Choleric
Anger. Hastiness of temper. Formaerly thought to be caused by excessive bile.
Phlegmatic
Not easily moved or excited.
Sanguine
Of cheerful, hope disposition. Ruddy, robust.
Apocryphal
Having little or no authenticity.
Behemoth
In the Bible: a huge beast. Anything huge.
Cherubic
CHerub. Winged child. A beautiful child or a chubby, innocent-looking adult.
Cynic
A sneering, faultfinding person; esp. one who believes the all men are driven by selfishness.
Gargantua
A peace-loving gaint known for his emormous appetite.
Hackneyed
Made commonplace by frequent use. Trite.
Masochist
A tendency to derive pleasure from one's own suffering.
Pariah
A social outcast.
Posh
Fashionable. Elegant.
Quixotic
Ridiculously chivalrous or romantic; having high but impractical sentiments, aims, etc...
Seraphic
Celestial being with three pairs of wings. Members of the highest order angels.
Stoical
Impassive; characterized by a calm, austere fortitude befitting the Stoics.
Utopia
Perfect society.
Abandon
Total lack of inhibition.
Abase
To humble, disgrace.
Abatement
Decrease, reduction
Abdicate
To give up position, power, or right.
Aberration
Something different from the usual or normal.
Abet
To aid, act as ac accomplice. To encourage, support usually in wrongdoing.
Abeyance
Temporary suspension or suspension.
abhor
to loathe, detest
abject
miserable, pitiful
abjure
to reject, abandon formally
ablution
act of cleansing
abnegate
to deny, renounce
abolitionist
one who opposes to slavery
abortive
interrrupted while incomplete
abrigde
to condense, shorten
abrogate
to abolish or invalidate by authority
abscond
to secretly depart
absolve
to forgive, free from blame
abstemious
moderate in appetite
abstract
theoritical; complex, difficult
abstruse
difficult to comprehend
accede
to express approval; agree to
accessible
attainable, available; approachable
accessory
attachment, ornamen; accomplice, partner
accolade
praise, distinction
accost
to approach and speak to someone
accretion
growth in size or increase in amount